Dr. Joseph Akar, MD

Dr. Joseph Akar, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Joseph Akar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Branford, CT and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in cardiology.

11 Harrison Ave

Branford, CT 06405

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Akar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akar treats Heart Disease more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Akar treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akar performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Akar performs this procedure more than 83% of his peers

Atrial Flutter
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akar treats Atrial Flutter more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Akar treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Akar's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Impella Device
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Marfan Syndrome
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Septal Defect
Syncope
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joseph Akar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Branford, CT and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education

2004
University Of Virginia Health System
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Yale New Haven Hospital
Residency Hospital
1996
Yale New Haven Hospital
Internship Hospital
1995
University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
Medical School
2004
1998
1996
1995

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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